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Facilities Safety

Safety is Our #1 Priority

The Ohio State University departments of Facilities Operations and Development (Operations division) and Student Life are committed to providing a safe environment, all required personal protective equipment, and appropriate safety training. This commitment extends to protecting the environment for students, other university employees, and the community. Environmental Health and Safety helps employees have a safe and healthful work environment. The goal of this program is to develop behavior-based safety awareness to reduce accidents and occupational illnesses and to identify and control safety, health, and environmental hazards.

There is no job or task so important and no service so urgent that the time can’t be taken to ensure work is performed safely for all involved.

Learn more about the Facilities Safety Training program.


University staff are required to undergo facilities safety continuing education, in accordance with OSHA requirements.

Annual Facilities Safety Training 


Safety Meeting Resources

The following documents are a collection of fact sheets and toolbox talks that can help facilitate safety discussions during trainings and meetings.

Job Hazard Analyses

Facilities Operations and Development

Student Life

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